Entertainment

Entertainment

Chaotic Kingdom Obstacle Course
Obstacle Course

Over 600 square feet of obstacle course madness!

Castle Bounce House
Bounce House

Get your regal on with the Castle Bounce House! Take the shoes off and get moving!

Dynamic Drop
Dynamic Drop Slide

Nothing says G-force fun like the extra-wide, super-steep Dynamic Drop Single-Lane Slide!

Jacob’s Ladder
Jacob's Ladder

A carnival classic! Can you reach the top of the spinning ladder without falling off? With two ladders, you can challenge your friends and family!

Wrecking Ball
Wrecking Ball

Four players climb atop their platforms. The last player standing wins.

501st Legion
501st Legion

Garrison Carida® is a part of the 501st Legion, the world’s premiere charity-focused Star Wars costuming organization.

Rebel Legion
Rebel Legion

The Rebel Legion is a charity-based Star Wars costuming organization focusing on characters from the Rebel alliance.

Kaman’s Event Services
Kaman's

Kaman’s will be sending face painters for all four days of the festival to add a little “cheeky” fun for the crowd. Kaman’s Art Shoppes is America’s largest amusement and theme park concessionaire.

Looking For Group
LFG

Looking for Group is a combined LAN & Coworking center where game players & game makers can meet & build a larger community. LFG offers the latest consoles and PCs for playing games along with access to game making tools such as Unity and Cintiq tablets. LFG also offers community talks in game design & technology, classes covering game design, console building & more, and space for local artists to showcase & sell their art.

More entertainment options will be added as the festival approaches!

Marketplace

Marketplace

The ReplayFX Vendor Marketplace offers all kinds of products ranging from full-sized pinball and arcade machines to small parts vendors, artists, crafters, comic book dealers, toys, and more! If you are interested in becoming a vendor at ReplayFX, you should sign up today! All contracts will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Vendor spaces for 2017 are currently SOLD OUT! If you would like to be put on our vendor waitlist, please Contact us today!


2017 Vendors


2016 Vendors
Vendors will be added as contracts are signed.


2015 Vendors
Special thanks to the following:

Music

Music

Friday

6pm: Super Thrash Bros.
7:30pm: Triforce Quartet
9pm: Bit Brigade
10:30pm: Powerglove

Saturday

3pm: Mad Gear
6:30pm: Triforce Quartet
8pm: Flashback
11pm: Dethlehem

Sunday

2pm: Super Thrash Bros.

Bit BrigadeBit Brigade

“The word “play” is probably an understatement- these guys shred through the games as expertly as the band wails on their instruments.” -Nintendo Power (6/06)

When Bit Brigade rolls into town, the gamer elite hang up the controller for the evening and see a rock show. With unprecedented attention to detail and post-rock bombast, Bit Brigade meticulously replicates every musical cue, cutscene and boss battle in perfect syncronization with master gamer Noah McCarthy’s inspiring speed-trial run of each level. Composed of members of roadwarrior (both stateside and abroad) mathrock bands Cinemechanica and We Versus The Shark, Bit Brigade elevates game music to its proper place in the foreground of epic technical rock and plays the games like they don’t need the extra lives. Which, for the record, they don’t.

PowerglovePowerglove

Hailing from the outer reaches of flavor country, the Powerglove woodwind quartet is the perfect choice for any bat mitzvah or funeral procession. Top scientists from Powerglove University in Prague have ascertained specific evidence from the children of Sanchez the Wise that Powerglove’s music is the answer to domestic abuse, and gout. However, clinical trials, have yet to prove that Powerglove is in any way effective against dysentery. These four young men, full of bold and fresh flavor, as well as all requisite herbs and spices will dance for you until the siren call of the Great Mancuso beacons us home to the undying realms with the audacity of succulent ham.

Triforce QuartetTriforce Quartet

The Triforce Quartet is a traditional string quartet that plays video game music. Cellist Chad Schwartz was able to combine his love for video games, along with years of classical training, to arrange a variety of video game themes that even non-gamers can enjoy.

FlashbackFlashback

Flashback is a popular 80’s coverband from the Pittsburgh region. Their ripping rendition of Judas Priest will have you living long after midnight!

DethlehemDethlehem

The legend of DETHLEHEM began in the realm of GHORUSALEM many eons ago. During their journey, the warriors of DETHLEHEM have traveled through time and space to do battle against dragons, wizards, warlocks, leviathans, shape-shifters, and tons of other things that needed to DIE.

Founded in 2008, Dethlehem is an RPG-inspired heavy metal group that has performed at MagFest and other gaming-related conventions and shows.

Lead Vocals: Brutalitus the Bloodbeard
Lead Bass: Grimshaw Longfellow
Lead Drums: Overlord Brom
Lead Guitar: Bovice
Lead Rhythm Guitar: Hildor

Mad GearMad Gear

Rising from the streets, crawling out of the slums, a force known as The Mad Gear is gaining critical mass in Metro City. They are draped in leather and denim, and armed with the toughest Nintendo and Sega tunes from the 16-bit era and beyond. They are bad enough dudes to rescue the president, but probably won’t due to issues with authority.

Super Thrash Bros.Super Thrash Bros.

Super Thrash Bros. Is a video game soundtrack cover band that takes the best classic VGM and reimagines them as rock/metal arrangements. On stage you’ll find Mega Man and Waluigi on guitars, Skull Kid on bass, and Ness on drums as they take you from the Mushroom Kingdom to Hyrule and everywhere in between!

Seminars

Seminars

More seminars will be added as information is finalized.

Friday, July 28, 2017
6pm: Terry Diebold – Super Nintendo CD Prototype

The relationship between Sony and Nintendo started when Sony engineer Ken Kutaragi became interested in working with video games after seeing his daughter play games on Nintendo’s Famicom video game console. He took on a contract at Sony for developing hardware that would drive the audio subsystem of Nintendo’s next console, the Super NES. Kutaragi secretly developed the chip, known as the Sony SPC 700. As Sony was uninterested in the video game business, most of his superiors did not approve of the project, but Kutaragi found support in Sony executive Norio Ohga and the project was allowed to continue. The success of the project spurred Nintendo to enter into a partnership with Sony to develop both a CD-ROM add-on for the Super NES and a Sony-branded console that would play both SNES games, as well as titles released for the new SNES-CD format. Ultimately, this collaboration was ended by Nintendo, which caused Sony to redevelop their new unit and unveil what was at that point an unheard of competitor known as the Sony Playstation.

In November 2015, it was reported that one of the original Nintendo PlayStation prototypes had been found. The prototype was reportedly left behind by former Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson during his time at Advanta. A former Advanta worker, Terry Diebold, acquired the device as part of a lot during Advanta’s 2009 bankruptcy auction. The system was later confirmed as operational and the unit plays Super Famicom cartridges as well the test cartridge that accompanied the unit, although the audio output and CD drive were non-functional.

Terry Diebold will be offering a seminar at ReplayFX to discuss, in depth, the story behind this amazing piece of console gaming history.


Saturday, July 29, 2017
2:45pm: The Complete SNES and 90s Gaming Nostalgia

Jeffrey Wittenhagen is a gaming author who has been published in Pixel Nation, NES-Bit, Retrogaming Times Monthly, and Nintendo Force (the predecessor to Nintendo Power)! More recently, Jeffrey has produced “The Complete NES: The Ultimate NES Collector’s Book”, a 300+ page volume detailing the artwork, characters, and descriptions of every NES game ever made. Coming soon, Jeffrey will be producing a similar collector volume detailing all aspects of the Super Nintendo.

Jeffrey’s seminar at ReplayFX will focus on his experiences with classic console gaming in addition to his numerous books and projects.


Saturday, July 29, 2017
4pm: Robocop vs. Truxton: What happens when Classic Game Room rules the world.

Mark Bussler, producer and host of the Classic Game Room video game review show, talks about where video games came from, where they are and where they’re going. Mark knows the answers, and if he doesn’t, he’ll make something up about it. Followed by a Q&A. Ask questions about CGR, Mark’s comic books or the El Camino.


Saturday, July 29, 2017
5:15pm: FarSight Studios

FarSight Studios is an independent developer and publisher of multi-platform videogames. FarSight developed their first game (for the Nintendo Entertainment System) over 25 years ago, and has been making hit games continuously ever since. Located in beautiful Big Bear Lake high up in the mountains of southern California, FarSight’s 8,000 square foot office facility is the home of some of the most talented game developers in the world.

FarSight Studios will be discussing their highly successful Pinball Arcade game alongside other projects.


Saturday, July 29, 2017
6:30pm: Jack Guarneri

Jersey Jack Pinball was founded because of a need that Jack saw in the industry for premium, no-compromise pinball machines. Games built with passion and games that are fun to play which will become treasured for years to come.

Jersey Jack Pinball has produced The Wizard of Oz, The Hobbit, Dialed In!, and have a number of other fast and fun pinball machines on the way.


Saturday, July 29, 2017
7:45pm: ACAM Presents: Warren Davis – The Williams Years

Warren Davis spent many years working for Williams, helping to create such games as Joust 2, Terminator 2 and Revolution X. Warren will discuss his years there, working alongside Eugene Jarvis, John Newcomer, Ed Boon, Mark Turmell and others, and creating the video digitization system that allowed actors to be incorporated into games like Mortal Kombat and NBA Jam.

Warren Davis is a former arcade video game developer who worked at such manufacturers as Gottlieb & Midway. Warren’s most popular game was Q*Bert, a quirky & amusing game released by Gottlieb late in 1982. Warren’s laserdisc game, Us Vs. Them, is a popular attraction at ACAM, and attracts huge crowds when ACAM has presented it at game conventions. Combining computer-generated graphics with live-action filmed sequences, the alien invasion-themed Us. Vs. Them is a fantastic example of technology & fun gameplay during the short-lived laserdisc arcade game fad of the mid-1980s.


Saturday, July 29, 2017
9pm: ACAM Presents Mike Stulir: From Pong to Pinball – Atari at 45

As the company that launched the video game business, Atari was an unbeatable powerhouse in the early days of the industry. On the 45th anniversary of the company, ACAM’s Mike Stulir takes a look at some of their most memorable accomplishments including arcade games, consoles and pinball machines.

Classic console gamers may know Mike from his work on the Atari Flashback & Atari Flashback 2 retro consoles, but Mike’s true passion is classic coin-op arcade games. Mike is the Vice President of the American Classic Arcade Museum (ACAM) in Weirs Beach, NH. Established in 1998, ACAM is the first 501c3 non-profit museum facility dedicated to the restoration, preservation & play of classic coin-op arcade games from the 1970’s and 1980’s. ACAM is a “hands on” facility and currently has just shy of 300 classic coin-op arcade games on display for the public to enjoy. Mike is an active participant in ACAM’s education program, which works directly with New England-area colleges & their students that are pursuing careers in the video game industry.


Sunday, July 30, 2017
12:30pm: Bowen Kerins & Andrei Massenkoff

Former World Pinball Champions Andrei Massenkoff and Bowen Kerins will perform a live pinball tutorial! The audience will be able to follow along with the professionals, ask questions, and win prizes as these highly-skilled players simplify the perplexing world of pinball!

Andrei and Bowen will explain the decisions behind their drastically different styles of play, and if enough members of the crowd beg, Bowen will offer his best riverdance impression while competing one-handed against members of the crowd! Audience participation will be encouraged, so show up, get close, and don’t be shy!